PM to chair second National Conference of Chief Secretaries in Delhi

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PM to chair second National Conference of Chief Secretaries in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the 2nd National Conference of Chief Secretaries on January 6 and 7, 2023 in Delhi.

An overview of the news

  • This will be an important step towards further enhancing the partnership between the Central and State Governments.

  • The first conference of Chief Secretaries was to be held in Dharamshala in June 2022.

  • The conference will focus on achieving rapid and sustained economic growth in partnership with the states.

  • It will see participation from representatives of the Central Government, Chief Secretaries and senior officers from all States/UTs and more than 200 domain experts.

  • The conference will lay the groundwork for achieving a developed India with emphasis on growth and employment generation and inclusive human development.

  • The best practices of the States/UTs under each theme will also be presented in the conference so that the States can learn from each other.

Six identified themes of the conference

  • Thrust on MSMEs 

  • Infrastructure and Investments 

  • Minimising Compliances

  • Women's Empowerment

  • Health and Nutrition

  • Skill Development

Three special sessions

  • Viksit Bharat: Reaching the Last Mile

  • Five Years of Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Learnings and Experiences

  • Global Geopolitical Challenges and India’s Response

  • Besides, focused deliberations would be held on four topics, viz Vocal for Local, International Year of Millets, G20: Role of States and Emerging Technologies. 

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